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For this event, we invited a local extreme sport entrepreneur, Weibo Zhang, to share with us how extreme sport can push you to challenge your limits. Also, we invited two adventure trips leader and entrepreneur, Ben Cubbage and Jim Hamp, to share with us, their understand of travelling, how adventurous traveling is developed in southwest part of China, and how tourism can help visitors move beyond their limits as well as bring more support and opportunities to local communities
这次活动我们将邀请来自极限运动的创业者， 张微波，与我们分享如何在极限运动中，不断挑战自我极限。此外，我们还邀请了两位探险旅行的开拓者和创业者，Ben Cubbage 和Jim Hamp，与我们分享他们对于旅行的理解，分享探索旅游在中国西部地区的发展情况，以及中国的西部旅游产业如何给游客们带来突破自我极限的同时也能给当地的社区带来更多的支持和机会。
Last but not the least, we also invited Sharene Wan, who are passionate about helping startups in Qinghai China, as our co-host, to have a discussion with our guests about extreme sport, tourism in western China, and how to combine these opportunities to offer the best and unforgettable experiences to the tourists and the best opportunities to local communities.
最后，我们邀请到了在青海发展，热衷于帮助当地创业者发展的Sharene Wan， 作为本次活动的主持人之一，与我们的嘉宾探讨极限运动和探险旅游的发展，如何结合在给游客提供难忘的旅途经历同时也给本地社区带去更好更多的发展机会。
Owner and Lead guide
Extravagant Yak Travel, Ltd.
Co-founder & CEO
Chongqing Shield Sports and Media 重庆神盾体育文化传播有限公司
Ben is also an entrepreneur, being the owner and lead guide of Elevated Trips, he has been guiding adventure travel trips for over 15 years. Currently living in Xining on Tibetan Plateau, Ben has been leading 1-5 day team building adventures and retreats for 5 star hotels in China. Ben has traveled extensively across the Tibetan Plateau and wants to share his passion for local culture and stunning scenery.
Ben 也是一位创业者。作为Elevated Trip的老板和总领队，他已经在探险旅行行业里有15年以上的经验。 现今，他长居在青藏高原的西宁，为国内5星级酒店提供1-5天的探险团建项目。Ben也非常愿意和大家分享他对旅游的热情以及他在青藏高原与当地的人、文、风景之间的故事。
Extravagant Yak exists to benefit local communities. Large portions of tourism resources across Tibet fail to benefit local people. They believe the guests can only have authentic cultural experiences through the warmth of local hospitality. They also they helps to champion local small businesses so that all travelers know where to find such authentic experiences.
Extravagant Yak 的存在是给当地社区提供更多的机会。据悉，西藏沿线的旅游资源给当地人们带来的丰富的资源。他们坚信只有通过当地人给予的热情接待，可以让旅行者体验到有最接地气的文化经历。同时，他们也帮助当地的小型企业向游客宣传，让游客也能更便利的找到可以提供旅游项目的当地企业。
Extravagant Yak’s local guides represent the best of Tibetan hospitality because they genuinely love introducing guests to their land and culture. They do what no one else can: take the visitors to the unspoiled and least discovered frontiers of this ancient land. They also pride themselves in ensuring meticulous attention to detail is given throughout the journey, while making friends for life.
Extravagant Yak 的本地导游是西藏热情好的最好代表，因为他们真诚的热衷于向客人介绍他们的文化和地域风景。他们能完成其他人无法完成的导游任务，带领游客进入到这篇古老土地上未被开发和发现的风景线。他们以在路途中能为游客提供无微不至的细节照顾而深感自豪。
Weibo Zhang worked in the area of electric engineering, but has started to involved in extreme sport in 2011. In 2015, he founded Chongqing Shield Sport and Media and created a well known extreme sport brand “Black Ram Climbing”. Now, it is a thriving business.
2011年开始从事各种户外极限运动，在此之前主要从事电子工程相关工作。2015年成立重庆神盾体育文化传播有限公司并创办了国内知名户外极限运动品牌“黑公羊攀岩BLACK RAM CLIMBING”，一直发展至今。
STARTUP GRIND CHONGQING
Chapter Director | CBI Founder
Qinghai Genesis Bridging Business Services Company 青海创圆桥接商务服务有限公司
Founder/General Manager 创始人/总经理